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Experimental animation includes music videos, motion graphic pictures, films and TV

chronic printHave you ever been curious about where Calgary's experimental animation is shown publically? Well your curiosity can be satisfied by taking in GIRAF — the Giant Incandescent Resonating Animation Festival on Nov. 2.

Horror Rockers unite for the Zombie Apocalypse Tour

killmatildathumbBlood, sweat and tears ... OK, tears not so much. But showgoers can expect plenty of apocalyptic zombie vengeance on Thursday, Oct. 27 when Kill Matilda takes the stage at the Vicious Circle.

Kill Matilda is unique to the hard/horror rock scene with a background story that shapes their music. Out of the rubble of a fallen society, Kill Matilda is out for revenge following the vicious zombie attack on band member, Marlene Lau. Through music, the group will protect civilians from zombie attacks across Canada.

The Glenbow Museum will be the only host of Watch Me Move: The Animation Show in North America

thumbfinalcurseofthewererabbit gillardThe Glenbow Museum was bustling on Saturday, Oct. 15, for the opening of its newest exhibit, “Watch Me Move: The Animation Show.”

Animation is a visual medium that pervades our collective perception of pop culture, and seeing as its been around for 150 years, this shouldn’t be surprising. From Saturday morning cartoons to the ever-advancing technologies behind computer graphic imaging (CGI) or the newest 3D extravaganzas that have become a mainstay for moviegoers, animation is all around us — even when we may not realize it.

Market Collective takes place October 22 and 23

collectivethumbMarket Collective's October Fall Ball, an arts market created to showcase the works of local artists, artisans, designers and musicians, will be coming up this weekend in Kensington.